A Mosgiel driver abused police when his smartphone dobbed him in after he crashed into a ditch under the influence of alcohol, police say.
The improving network of "highways in the sky" made it possible for the Otago Southland Rescue Helicopter Trust to fly more than 2000 missions last year.
The driver of a stolen car rammed a police vehicle and then fled by driving the wrong way on the motorway early this morning, police say.
Five government organisations have been issued work orders in the past eight months as the Otago Regional Council responds to reported "plagues" of rabbits in parts of the region.
Before anyone here had ever heard of Covid-19, Dunedin was a growing city. Then the pandemic hit and people left. A lot of them, apparently.
A recidivist shoplifter has been making the rounds in Dunedin for the past few days, police say.
Consent has been granted for Dunedin’s next municipal landfill, south of the city at Smooth Hill.
THE Otago Regional Council’s governance level forum with its Māori partners has now officially expanded.
The Otago Regional Council says $3.4 million has been spent in an ongoing clean-up of summer flooding that inundated large parts of Fiordland, Southland and South and West Otago more than two years...
Otago Regional Council chief executive Sarah Gardner says she is leaving the council in "good heart".
Schools' doors should remain shut until children are better protected from widespread Omicron transmission, a University of Otago epidemiologist says.
A video of a body boarder wildly swinging his board at a New Zealand sea lion at a Dunedin beach reveals ignorance of the threatened species, a Department of Conservation biodiversity ranger says.
Port Otago at Port Chalmers appeared busy yesterday with three ships berthed.
A motorcyclist has been moderately injured after colliding with a car in South Dunedin.
Work to restore the Pleasant River catchment will receive about $4million over the next four years through the Government’s nature-focused Covid recovery plan.
Otago regional councillors are saying egos are getting in the way of working together with the Dunedin City Council and the chairman has singled out the mayor.
Southern leaders are welcoming the certainty a new traffic light system will bring for businesses despite lingering questions about how vaccine passports are going to work.
Police arrested a 61-year-old Dunedin man today after they say officers found prohibited ammunition and a firearm unlawfully in his possession.
Otago regional councillor Michael Laws says the code of conduct complaint against him has cast a shadow over business at the council.
Otago endowment land once earmarked for protection was passed over by the Department of Conservation due to its low conservation value, the department says.